A preview of tonight's Toronto/Columbus game.
|Tonight 7 p.m. EDT.
Nationwide Arena, Columbus OH.
The Columbus Blue Jackets opens their season at home tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Leafs named John Tavares as their new captain before Wednesday night's game against the Ottawa Senators.
Toronto won on Wednesday 5-3.
There are low expectations for the Blue Jackets this season, despite some postseason success.
As for the Leafs, expectations are really high.
The good news for Columbus is that they've got depth on their defense.
Finally, Jason Spezza is scheduled to make his Leafs debut tonight.
Brandon Dubinsky - Wrist - Injured Reserve, (IR.),
Liam Foudy - Upper Body - IR.
Zach Hyman - Torn ACL. - IR.,
Travis Dermott - Shoulder - IR.,
Kalle Kossila - Undisclosed - IR.,
Mason Marchment - Undisclosed - IR.,
David Clarkson - Back - IR.